Reposting in cost center accounting – SAP CO

Reposting in cost center accounting – SAP COReposting is used to manually repost primary expenses from one cost object to other by retaining the original cost element. If you have posted a financial accounting transaction with a wrong cost object then it can be rectified with use of reporting in controlling module. When you repost it in controlling by changing the wrong cost object to right one the financial accounting document is also get changed.

In controlling you can repost by using two transaction codes;

  • KB11N
  • KB61

KB11N – Manual Reposting

KB11N is used when you want to repost expenses from one cost center or cost object to nother. You enter the cost center, cost element, amount, the new cost center and save it. After its done, expenses from the old cost center will be assigned to the new cost center.

Any mistake to this reposting can be reversed through transaction KB14N and can be displayed by using transaction code KB13N. 

In the command filed of sap enter transaction code KB11N and press enter.

In the “enter manual reposting of primary costs” screen enter followings;

  • Document date
  • Posting date
  • Old cost center, cost element, amount to be reposted and the new cost center

If you want to repost from another cost object then change the screen variant filed accordingly. If you change it to another cost object then cost object will reflect in the below screen for reposting.

KB61 – Reposting of a Line items

If you have saved a document in FI with a wrong cost center and now want it to be rectified then you can do so by changing the cost center assignment in controlling module without touching FI i.e. such change will have no impact in FI document (only the assignment in controlling will be changed). A new Controlling document will be generated.

You can run this transaction with transaction code KB61 or can use the following path;

SAP Easy Access Menu > Accounting > Controlling > CCA > Actual Posting > Repost Line Items > KB61 – Enter

After reaching the “enter line item reposting document row selection” screen enter following details;

  • Document number
  • Company code
  • Fiscal year
  • Cost element
  • Cost center

You can display the posted transaction by using transaction code KB63 and reverse it by using transaction code KB64.

Following path can be used to display and reverse the reposting;

SAP Easy Access Menu > Accounting > Controlling > CCA > Actual Posting > Repost Line Items > KB63 – Display

SAP Easy Access Menu > Accounting > Controlling > CCA > Actual Posting > Repost Line Items > KB64 – Reverse

How to reverse reposted line items – KB64

From the “reverse line item reposting document row selection” screen you need to enter the cost element and cost center and press f8 or click on execute.

The earlier reposted document will be displayed. From the “reverse reposting of line items: list” screen click on “reverse indicator” and save it. A new document with the reversal posting will be posted in controlling module.

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